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Tuesday 12 December 2017
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Category: Featured News, Health, State/National News

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Hurricane Maria Drug Shortage In Puerto Rico Threatens Premature Babies

Drug shortages in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria are now threatening the lives of premature babies. Months after Hurricane Maria brought...

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Rep. Tony Cardenas’ Fundraising Efforts Boost Latino Presence in Congress

After raising $6 million by 2016 and remaining on course to help the Hispanic Caucus’ political action committee (BOLD PAC) raise $10...

Spotify’s Viva Latino Becomes First Playlist to Incorporate Videos In Latin America

Traditionally, the ideal playlist for roughly a three-hour party is about 52 songs. Over the last few years, however, the playlist has...

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Number Of Latina Teachers On The Rise, U.S. Classrooms More Inclusive

A growing number of Latinas are going into teaching, new research shows, and they’re having a positive impact on the country’s...

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Protesters Rally For Justice In Jayson Negron Shooting

The fatal shooting of 15-year-old Jayson Negron rocked the Bridgeport community, particularly because an officer of the law was responsible...

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Latinx Democrats Express Frustration With John Kelly Amid Fight For ‘Dreamers’

As the nation grapples over immigration policy, Latinx lawmakers are growing increasingly impatient with White House chief of staff John...

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Website Provides Platform For Puerto Rico’s Entrepreneurs In Hope Of Economic Recovery

The aftermath of Hurricane Maria has been felt heavily by Puerto Rican natives for the past two months, but renewed efforts to rebuild have...

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U.S. Military Aid Pulled From Puerto Rico Despite Remaining Damage

The U.S. government is pulling emergency aid from Puerto Rico seven weeks after initial deployment in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria....

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A Buck Named Money: How a Family of Deer Inspired the Birth of Kelvin Peña’s Non-Profit Organization

Internet flavor of the month Kelvin Peña, who rocketed into the online spotlight in the aftermath of the “Everybody Eats” meme, has...

The Debate Over ‘Latinx': Inclusive Term Or Forcible Neutralization Of Identity?

In the year since Donald Trump was elected President, the Hispanic community has found itself at the forefront of many a debate and...